Definition of Porky

1. Adjective. Resembling or characteristic of pork. ¹



2. Adjective. (slang) Rather fat. ¹

3. Noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A lie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Porky

1. resembling pork [adj PORKIER, PORKIEST] / a porcupine [n -KIES] - See also: porcupine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porky

porkiest
porkiness
porkinesses
porking
porkish
porkless
porklike
porkling
porklings
porkpie
porkpie hat
porkpies
porks
porkwood
porkwoods
porky (current term)
porky pie
porky pies

Literary usage of Porky

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1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"CHAPTER X PRICKLY porky AND GRUBBY GOPHER ALL the way to school the next morning Peter Rabbit wondered who they would learn about that day. ..."

2. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"Ye did not, porky. The man that done it skipped an' we can't find him—seet ... Wotever ye did, porky, ye did it as my man. Ye did it fer rae, understand! ..."

3. Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland by William S. Thomas (1913)
"In conversation we soon learned that he was a college man, a graduate " porky " of one of the leading colleges in the East, and had come from our own ..."

4. The Tents of Trouble by Damon Runyon (1911)
"... sayin'— " Soupy, soupy, soupy, Without a single bean, porky, porky, porky, Without a streak o' lean "— Don't yer ast fer " seconds " or yer sure ter git ..."

5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"At that moment porky O'Hara came up. He also, was smiling. "Just so you don't change your mind too often, McNally, I don't care" he said. ..."

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